Lord Buckethead – Can he negotiate Brexit?

Lord Buckethead is an experienced political campaigner, leader of the Gremloid party, and possibly humanity’s future overlord. Having garnered three-digit numbers in the Finchley and Huntingdon constituencies battling Margaret Thatcher in 1987 and John Major in 1992, he took a respectible 249 votes in Maidenhead against Theresa May (beating the Christian People’s Party, Just Political Party, Monster Raving Loony Party, two independents, and Elmo).

Watch John Oliver announce Lord Buckethead as the UK’s future Brexit negotiator.

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The Daily Mail Comments Section: A Study of one commenter – Jim

The Daily Mail is the most-read newspaper and news website in the United Kingdom. Paul Dacre’s newspaper has a remarkable power as kingmaker in British politics, and an extraordinary ability of influencing its readership.

The comments section gives an idea of the readership of the website, with both comments and like:dislike ratios hinting at what the current climate is.

A single user, Jim, has the following comments, all of which are popular amongst the DM readership:

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The Discovery of Karl Pilkington by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant (2001)

“Karl, you do realise that giants don’t actually exist?”

A collection of the earliest clips (2001-2002) from Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s XFM radio show.

They swiftly discover that they’ve got something special in the form of their new “producer” Karl Pilkington.

Listen as a number of discoveries are made for the first time which become a staple of later interactions between them: from Karl’s unique head shape to his surreal childhood experiences and bizarre theories.

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